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More documents released on NSA spying

The director of national intelligence on Saturday declassified more documents that outline how the National Security Agency was first authorized to start collecting bulk...

Senate committee votes to continue NSA mass spying

The Senate Intelligence Committee approved legislation on Thursday that would tighten controls on the government's sweeping electronic eavesdropping programs but allow them to continue. In...

High court review of Obama’s surveillance law coming?

The Justice Department says for the first time that it intends to use information gained from one of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance...

Secret court reauthorizes spying on Americans

The authority used by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence monitor telephone conversations as part of a program to spy on Americans...

Obama lies, downplays impact of government spying on Americans

President Barack Obama, lying outright in an televised interview on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) Monday,  claimed the U.S. is spying only on foreign...

Invasion of privacy lawsuits usually a long-shot

Before there was Edward Snowden and the leak of explosive documents showing widespread government surveillance, there was Mark Klein — a telecommunications technician who...

Judge: Bush broke law with illegal wiretaps

In a repudiation of the Bush administration's now-defunct Terrorist Surveillance Program, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that government investigators illegally wiretapped the phone conversations...